HAYS, Kan. -- Ichabod golfer Matt Ewald tied the Smoky Hills Country
Club course record with an 8-under 63 leading the Washburn golf team to
a two-shot win over Central Missouri at the Fort Hays State
Invitational. The Ichabods trailed the Mules by 13 shots at the turn,
but shot a team score of 12-under on the back nine rallying to take the
win. Ewald won the tournament by six shots over Central Missouri's
Justin Yoder with a two-day score of 134 (71-63).
The Ichabods won their seventh-straight MIAA points event topping first
round leader Central Missouri by two shots.
Matt Salome tied for fifth place after a 3-over 145 (75-70). Matt Lazzo
finished in a tie for eighth with a 4-over 146 (71-75). Sam Wempe
finished in a tie for 24th with a 10-over 152 (78-74) and John Robbins
finished in a tie for 28th with an 11-over (77-76) 153.
Playing as individuals, Ryan Deutsch tied for 11th with a 6-over 148
(73-75) and Daniel Hersch finished one shot back with a 149 (76-73).
Dustin Yeager finished in a tie for 24th with a 10-over 152 (74-78).
The Ichabods are out of action until next spring when they will resume
defending their MIAA title.